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Win in Felony Elmore County Case - All Evidence Suppressed

November 2019


ANOTHER Big Win For William Young And Associates!

State of Idaho v Dustin Cannon

Case Type: Felony Possession of A Controlled Substance x 2, Felony Weapons Charge, Felony Introduction of Contraband Into Jail, Misdemeanor Possession of A Controlled Substance, Misdemeanor Possession of Para.
Jurisdiction: Elmore County
Result: All Evidence Suppressed Due To Illegal Search

In this case we were able to get all the evidence suppressed due to an illegal search and seizure performed by law enforcement. The charges were based upon a traffic stop involving the client's car, detention of the occupants, and search of the car - resulting in the eventual arrest of all the occupants of the car including our client. After a hard fight on the legal issues and over 7 months of the Defendant sitting in jail, William Young and Associates was able to convince the District Court that the detention and search performed by law enforcement were both illegal and, therefore, any evidence obtained by law enforcement was a result of this illegal conduct. The Court suppressed all the evidence resulting from this detention and search. The client was released from jail and we expect all charges to be dismissed by the Elmore County Prosecutor's Office.

Although there are many people who complain that these types of results are "loopholes" nothing could be further from the truth. This is justice in the truest sense. Our criminal justice system requires the government - and law enforcement as its representatives - to comply with the law. When the government fails to do so, it is held accountable for this violation. Part of this accountability is the legal requirement that evidence to be used against an individual in a criminal action must be obtained legally - you can no use illegal means of obtaining evidence to prove that someone was in violation of the law. Without the check and balance our system would be corrupted by those in power and we would be no better than the dictatorships and monarchies that the Constitution was created to prevent.

Practice area(s): Criminal Defense

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William Young

Idaho Criminal Defense and Civil Litigation Attorney. Although I do a little bit of everything in my practice, I focus primarily on Criminal Defense and Civil Litigation. I am licensed to practice, and have a record of success, in both state and federal court.

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